"Catalog Checklist" - Colorado

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Rev05.07.2018
CATALOG CHECKLIST
In order to assist the Division staff in ensuring that the school’s catalog meets the Minimum Standards
required in § C.R.S. 23-64-112 and Board Rule III (H), please complete, sign, and return this Checklist
along with the school’s Catalog submittal.
School Name ___________________________________________
Date ___________________
Page No.
_____
1.
Name and physical address of the school
_____
2.
Catalog volume number_______ and date of publication_______
_____
3.
In-state school statement: “Approved and Regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education,
Private Occupational School Board.”
_____
4.
Table of contents with applicable page nos.
_____
5.
Names of owners and officials, including any governing boards
_____
6.
School calendar:
___holidays; ___enrollment periods; ___beginning & ending dates of term; ___courses or programs
_____
7.
Entrance requirements
_____
8.
Enrollment procedures;
___including late enrollments if permitted
_____
9.
Description of placement assistance OR disclosure of no placement assistance
_____
10. Attendance policy:
___requirements; ___unsatisfactory attendance; ___re-admittance; ___probation policy;
___leaves of absence; ___fees due to absence; ___minimum assignments required for correspondence courses (if
applicable)
_____
11. Progress policy:
___measurement and evaluation; ___grading system; ___unsatisfactory progress; ___probation;
___leaves of absence; ___dismissal; ___re-admittance; ___probation policy
_____
12. System of reporting grades to students
_____
13. Conduct policy (
)
dismissal, re-admission, etc.
_____
14. Description of facilities, equipment and teaching aides exclusive of basic supplies
_____
15. Description of each approved educational program:
___objectives; ___tuitions; ___fees; ___length; ___number of
lessons or units of instruction [type of instruction, i.e. correspondence, on-line, classroom]; and,
(if applicable)
___additional costs to the student for make-up hours required for completion of program; and
___designation of credit hours as semester or quarter
_____
16. Credit for previous training, education, or experience OR disclosure of no previous credits accepted
school does not guarantee the transferability of its credits to any other institution unless
_____
17. A statement that the “
there is a written agreement with another institution.”
_____
18. Complete Refund Policy
____
a. Provides a full refund if student is not accepted by the school
____
b. Provides 3-day cancellation right except when student has started training
____
c. Identifies penalty fee after 3-day cancellation right and prior to beginning of program
____
d. Identifies basis for refund (time-based for residential training OR lesson-based for distance education)
____
e. Provides refund within 30-days of termination
____
f.
Identifies method of determining the official date of termination
____
g. Provides a full refund if education service is discontinued by the school, except if the school ceases operation
____
h. Statement that the policy for the granting of credit for previous training shall not impact the refund policy
____
i.
Policy is easily understood and clearly visible to applicant
____
j.
Refund formula including cancellation charge is consistent with statute
A student terminating training…
Is entitled to a refund of:
Within first 10% of program
(Lessons 1 -- __)
90% less cancellation charge
After 10% but within first 25% of program
(Lessons __ – __)
75% less cancellation charge
After 25% but within first 50% of program
(Lessons __ – __)
50% less cancellation charge
After 50% but within first 75% of program
(Lessons __ – __)
25% less cancellation charge
After 75%
(Lesson __)
[if paid in full, cancellation charge is not applicable]
NO Refund
_____
19. School’s “Student Grievance Procedure” clearly identified
_____
20. A statement informing students that complaints may be filed:
____ online with the Division of Private Occupational
Schools and ____ there is a two-year limitation (from student’s last date of attendance) on the student filing a complaint.
____ Include the Division’s website address:
highered.colorado.gov/dpos
and ____ phone number: 303-862-3001.
______ 21. The school’s policy regarding postponement of starting date and the effect on student’s right to a refund to read exactly as
required by Rule III.H.3. Please refer to the “Sample Catalog”.
______ 22. Proper identification of catalog addenda, if applicable
_____
23. Disclose that apprenticeship councils do not accept training from trade schools for advanced placement if
program is in the apprenticeship area, if applicable
__________________________________________
__________________________________________
(Signed)
(Title)
Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools
Catalog Checklist
Rev05.07.2018
CATALOG CHECKLIST
In order to assist the Division staff in ensuring that the school’s catalog meets the Minimum Standards
required in § C.R.S. 23-64-112 and Board Rule III (H), please complete, sign, and return this Checklist
along with the school’s Catalog submittal.
School Name ___________________________________________
Date ___________________
Page No.
_____
1.
Name and physical address of the school
_____
2.
Catalog volume number_______ and date of publication_______
_____
3.
In-state school statement: “Approved and Regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education,
Private Occupational School Board.”
_____
4.
Table of contents with applicable page nos.
_____
5.
Names of owners and officials, including any governing boards
_____
6.
School calendar:
___holidays; ___enrollment periods; ___beginning & ending dates of term; ___courses or programs
_____
7.
Entrance requirements
_____
8.
Enrollment procedures;
___including late enrollments if permitted
_____
9.
Description of placement assistance OR disclosure of no placement assistance
_____
10. Attendance policy:
___requirements; ___unsatisfactory attendance; ___re-admittance; ___probation policy;
___leaves of absence; ___fees due to absence; ___minimum assignments required for correspondence courses (if
applicable)
_____
11. Progress policy:
___measurement and evaluation; ___grading system; ___unsatisfactory progress; ___probation;
___leaves of absence; ___dismissal; ___re-admittance; ___probation policy
_____
12. System of reporting grades to students
_____
13. Conduct policy (
)
dismissal, re-admission, etc.
_____
14. Description of facilities, equipment and teaching aides exclusive of basic supplies
_____
15. Description of each approved educational program:
___objectives; ___tuitions; ___fees; ___length; ___number of
lessons or units of instruction [type of instruction, i.e. correspondence, on-line, classroom]; and,
(if applicable)
___additional costs to the student for make-up hours required for completion of program; and
___designation of credit hours as semester or quarter
_____
16. Credit for previous training, education, or experience OR disclosure of no previous credits accepted
school does not guarantee the transferability of its credits to any other institution unless
_____
17. A statement that the “
there is a written agreement with another institution.”
_____
18. Complete Refund Policy
____
a. Provides a full refund if student is not accepted by the school
____
b. Provides 3-day cancellation right except when student has started training
____
c. Identifies penalty fee after 3-day cancellation right and prior to beginning of program
____
d. Identifies basis for refund (time-based for residential training OR lesson-based for distance education)
____
e. Provides refund within 30-days of termination
____
f.
Identifies method of determining the official date of termination
____
g. Provides a full refund if education service is discontinued by the school, except if the school ceases operation
____
h. Statement that the policy for the granting of credit for previous training shall not impact the refund policy
____
i.
Policy is easily understood and clearly visible to applicant
____
j.
Refund formula including cancellation charge is consistent with statute
A student terminating training…
Is entitled to a refund of:
Within first 10% of program
(Lessons 1 -- __)
90% less cancellation charge
After 10% but within first 25% of program
(Lessons __ – __)
75% less cancellation charge
After 25% but within first 50% of program
(Lessons __ – __)
50% less cancellation charge
After 50% but within first 75% of program
(Lessons __ – __)
25% less cancellation charge
After 75%
(Lesson __)
[if paid in full, cancellation charge is not applicable]
NO Refund
_____
19. School’s “Student Grievance Procedure” clearly identified
_____
20. A statement informing students that complaints may be filed:
____ online with the Division of Private Occupational
Schools and ____ there is a two-year limitation (from student’s last date of attendance) on the student filing a complaint.
____ Include the Division’s website address:
highered.colorado.gov/dpos
and ____ phone number: 303-862-3001.
______ 21. The school’s policy regarding postponement of starting date and the effect on student’s right to a refund to read exactly as
required by Rule III.H.3. Please refer to the “Sample Catalog”.
______ 22. Proper identification of catalog addenda, if applicable
_____
23. Disclose that apprenticeship councils do not accept training from trade schools for advanced placement if
program is in the apprenticeship area, if applicable
__________________________________________
__________________________________________
(Signed)
(Title)
Colorado Department of Higher Education, Division of Private Occupational Schools
Catalog Checklist